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Retro-review: ‘Rock For Light’ by Bad Brains

Thrash metal and punk have always been closely connected in a rather incestuous way. That connection goes further back than D.R.I.’s 1987 album Crossover, which…

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Retro-review: ‘Sinister Slaughter’ by Macabre

Chicago’s Macabre know a lot about serial killers. Want proof? Listen to their 1993 album Sinister Slaughter. Macabre are what can be called the death-grind…

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Retro-review: ‘Out of the Silent Planet’ by King’s X

King’s X 1988 debut album Out of the Silent Planet is a great first effort by a band that has been unfortunately overlooked the majority…

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I’m not gone

If you haven’t noticed, there’s been a lack of updates to my website over the last few weeks. It’s not that I have forgotten about…

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Endearing, enduring anime ‘Trigun’ turns 20

What do you get when you mix science fiction and westerns with a Japanese spin? You get Trigun. It’s the tale of Vash the Stampede,…

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